Pronunciation: (dē'i-tē),[key] —n., —pl.-ties. 1. a god or goddess.
2. divine character or nature, esp. that of the Supreme Being; divinity.
3. the estate or rank of a god: The king attained deity after his death. 4. a person or thing revered as a god or goddess: a society in which money is the only deity. 5. the Deity,God; Supreme Being.